The team at AFC Urgent Care Chattanooga understands how crazy the summer days can be with work, kids and trying to fit in some summer fun. In order to make everything happen, something always seems to suffer.

Your intentions to serve healthy dinners during the week end up being a quick trip through the fast food line before heading home. But that doesn’t have to be the case anymore. Check out these tips to help you master healthy eating this summer.

Keep Your Nutrition in Check This Summer

In order to keep up with your summer “to-do” list, it’s important to make sure you are eating the right foods to keep your energy up throughout the day, which is why you need to make sure you eat breakfast. When you wake up in the morning, your body is not functioning to the best of its ability. Therefore, you need to wake it up! How do you wake up your system? By eating a healthy breakfast that consists of a combination of lean protein, carbs and a small amount of healthy fat.

Here are some healthy breakfast ideas:

  • Avocado toast with an egg
  • Oatmeal with a dab of peanut butter and a fruit topping such as peaches or berries
  • Granola with Greek yogurt and fresh fruit

You also want to try and add more fruits and vegetables into your diet, both during meals and as snacks throughout the day. And now is the perfect season, as many local farmers markets around our area, like Main Street Farmers Market and the Chattanooga Market, are open and providing customers with a wide range of fruits and vegetables.

Remember to always speak to a physician before making any changes to your diet. You can find one at AFC Urgent Care Chattanooga seven days a week.